ODEC

DMV Waiver Card

Under a new program from DMV and ODOT, Oregon Driver Education Center students who successfully complete our ODOT approved teen driver ed program will not have to take their drive test at the DMV.

 

 


You will be presented a Driver Education Playbook the first day of class. Your home work assignemtns will come from this book.

Your instructor will assign specific due dates during class


Mod 1

Hour 1 – Getting Ready to Drive: Your Controls Seat and Feet

  • Driver Vehicle Readiness
  • Orientation to Controls
  • Moving, Stopping & Steering Smoothly
  • Brake/Gas/Dead Pedal
  • Reading Assignments

Hour 2 – Getting Ready to Drive: Your Hands & Your Eye

  • Entrance Exams 1 & 2
  • What 9 Risk Factors?
  • Orientation to Controls
  • Moving, Stopping & Steering Smoothly
  • Target and Vision Usage
  • Transition Pegs
  • Simulated Steering Activity
  • Assignments

Hour 3 – Uniting Driver and Vehicle

  • Review concepts from Module 1
  • Module 1 Exit Exam
  • Home Assignments

Mod 2

Hour 4 – Reading Signs, Signals and Vehicle Position

  • Entrance Exam 3
  • Signs Signals & Markings
  • Speed Limits
  • Reference Points
  • Entering Traffic Flows Smoothly Safely
  • Securing and Exiting the Vehicle

Hour 5 – Reading Gauges & Entering Traffic

  • Entrance Exam 4
  • Activity – Identify Vehicle Gauges & Warning Devices
  • Entering, Crossing and Leaving Traffic Flow

Hour 6 – Entering Traffic & Precision Turns

  • Entering Traffic Flow from Curbside Model Roadway Activity
  • Precision Turns, Stopped and Moving Model Roadway Activity
  • Precision Turns
  • Home Assignments

Hour 7 – Knowing Where You Are

  • Review concepts from Module 1
  • Module 6 Exit Exam

Mod 3

Hour 8 – Regulations, Risk Management & Accurate Tracking

  • Entrance Exam 5
  • Oregon Insurance Laws and Regulations
  • Risk vs. Gain
  • Eliminating & Managing Risks
  • Control Tracking and Targeting Path

Hour 9 – Curves, LOS-POT’s & Backing Maneuvers

  • Entrance Exam 6
  • Control of Tracking and Targeting Path: Model Roadway Activity
  • Introduction to LOS – POT’s
  • Activity Brainstorm Neighborhood LOS – POT’s
  • Introduction to Backing: Model Roadway Activity
  • Home Assignments

Hour 10 – You Are in Control

  • Review concepts from Module 3
  • Module 3 Exit Exam

Mod 4

Hour 11 – Searching with Accurate Perception

  • Introduction to the Zone Control System
  • Perception and Accurate Searching: PEP Activity
  • The Three Searching Ranges: PEP Activity
  • Judging Space in Seconds: PEP Activity

Hour 12 – Safety Restraints and Parking Maneuvers

  • Entrance Exam 8
  • Restrain Systems
  • Video: Seatbelts, They Work if You Wear Them
  • Forward and Angle Parking Model Roadway Activity
  • Home Assignments

Hour 13 – Searching for LOS-POT’s

  • Review concepts from Module 4
  • Module 4 Exit Exam

Mod 5

Hour 14 – Communication & Intersection Control

  • Entrance Exam 9
  • Sending and Receiving Communications
  • You Control the Intersection

Hour 15 – Rear zone Control and Stopping in Traffic

  • Entrance Exam 10
  • Video Clip – 45 Degree Searches
  • You Control the Intersection
  • PEP Activity A: Fastest Computer on Earth.
  • Rear Zone Condition Recognition
  • Stopping in Traffic – PONR
  • Blind-spot Checks
  • Home Assignments

Hour 16 – You Control the Intersection

  • Review concepts from Module5
  • Module 5 Exit Exam

Mod 6

Hour 17 – Timing Lights and Managing Space

  • Traffic Lights Timing & Turning Left
  • Highest risk of crash exposure
  • Problem Solving Activity: Managing Time & Space
  • Find, Solve & Control
  • Backing Perpendicular Park

Hour 18 – Changing Lanes, Parking & Begin the Deadly D’s

  • Entrance Exam 10
  • Precision Lane Changes: PEP Activity
  • Lane Change with Precision: Model Roadway Activity
  • Backing into Perpendicular Parking Spaces: Model Roadway Activity
  • Drinking, Drugs & Driving: Demonstration: The affects of alcohol on vision and coordination.
  • Home Assignments

Hour 19 – Drinking, Drugs, Distractions & Driving

  • Entrance Exam 11
  • BAC Implied Consent Law, Open Container Law and MIP
  • Drinking, Drugs & Driving – PEP Activity
  • Distractions: Brainstorm Activity
  • Video Clip: Dialing and Driving

Hour 20 – Managing Space, Drinking, Drugs & Distractions

  • Review concepts from Module 6
  • Module 6 Exit Exam

Mod 7

Hour 21 – Rules of the Road Review, Curves and Hills

  • Responding to Laws Activity
  • Approaching Curves and Hill Crests
  • Video Clips: Car in a Circle, Evaluating Drivelines
  • Demonstration: Traction Grip Comparison
  • Demonstration: How Speed, Vehicle and Load Affect Control
  • Walking Car Performance Approaching Curves: PEP Activity
  • Home Assignments

Hour 22 – Rules of the Road, Following Other Traffic & LOS-POT’s

  • Review Driver Manual Study Questions
  • Following Time & Space
  • Video Clips: Techniques with a Car in Front, Following Others Time &
  • Space, Measuring Following Distance, New York City
  • “When I say stop” PEP Activity
  • Commentary Driving Practice Activity

Hour 23 – Interacting With Others

  • Review concepts from Module 7
  • Module 7 Exit Exam

Mod 8

Hour 24 – Timing Side Zone & Parallel Parking

  • Entrance Exam 12
  • Timing Side Zones: Best Separation Activity
  • Parallel Parking PEP Activity
  • Home Assignments

Hour 25 – Winter Driving and Vehicle Control

  • Small Group Problem-Solving: “8 Inches of Snow” PEP Activity
  • “Gripometer” PEP Activity
  • “Traction for Action” PEP Activity
  • Demonstrations: Loss of Traction
  • Demonstration: To Correct See Off-Target Condition
  • Demonstration: The Widow of Opportunity
  • Practice Targeting for Detection and Correction: PEP Activity

Hour 26 – Interacting With Others Review concepts from Module 7

  • Module 8 Exit Exam

Mod 9

Hour 27 – Managing Risky Situations

  • Night Driving Packets Due
  • Home Assignments

Hour 28 – Sharing the Road and Emergency Situations

  • Entrance Exam 13 Score
  • Demonstration & Discussion: Systematic Searches
  • Discussion: Sharing the Road with Motorcycles, Bicycles and Trucks
  • Evasive-Steering vs. Following Space Activity

Hour 29 – Emergency Situations

  • Emergency Maneuvers: PEP Activities
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Fuel Conservation

Hour 30 – Managing Driver, Vehicle and Environmental Risk and Review concepts from Module 9

  • Module 9 Exit Exam
  • Home Assignments

Hour 31 – Limited Access Highways & Licensing Requirements

  • Discussion: HA 10.01 Diamond Interchange
  • The Traffic Stop
  • Video Clips: Traffic Stop 01, 10.04 Traffic Stop 02

Hour 32 – Concept Review

  • Model Habit Review: PEP Activity
  • Turn in Driving Logs

Hour 33 – Putting It All Together

  • Final Exam Score
  • Home Assignments
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